obduction definition

  • noun:
    • The work of drawing or laying over, as a covering.
    • An autopsy.
    • The overthrusting of continental crust by oceanic crust or stones from the mantle, such that the oceanic crust is thrust on the continental crust, as takes place at a convergent plate boundary once the continental crust is caught in a subduction area.
    • The work of attracting or laying over, as a covering.
    • The work of drawing over, as a covering.

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